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Valkyrie- NASA’s Space Robot

 

Valkyrie- NASA's Space Robot

Meet Valkyrie humanoid robot. NASA’s Space robot, built to take on dangerous tasks that would normally require a human presence.     Watch the video…

By |December 13, 2013|Space|

Amazing High-Res animation of Saturn’s mysterious Hexagon

Amazing High-Res animation of Saturn’s mysterious Hexagon (1)

Animation of Saturn’s mysterious Hexagon, from NASA’s Cassini mission. Is the highest-resolution view of the unique six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole known as “the hexagon.”     Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Hampton

By |December 6, 2013|Astronomy|

15 Years of the International Space Station- infographic

15 Years of the International Space Station- infographic (3)

International Space Station—the largest cooperative science project ever—is celebrating its 15h birthday.   Take a look at NASA’s infographic…

By |November 21, 2013|Space|

Strange new type of Space object discovered

Strange new type of Space object discovered 1

This NASA Hubble Space Telescope set of images reveals a never-before-seen set of six comet-like tails radiating from a body in the asteroid belt, designated P/2013 P5.

By |November 9, 2013|Astronomy|

Dream Chaser program to move forward with Flight tests

Dream Chaser program to move forward with Flight tests 1

The privately built Dream Chaser ‘space taxi’ had a successful first ever free-flight glide test on Saturday, Oct 26. Image © Sierra Nevada Corp.   Take a look at the video…

By |October 30, 2013|Space|

Astronauts in formation

Astronauts in formation

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 37 flight engineer, poses for a photo in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station, along with Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin (center), commander and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, flight engineer.      NASA

By |October 25, 2013|Space|

The Moon and NASA communicate via Lasers

The Moon and NASA communicate via Lasers 1

NASA Laser Communication System sets record with data transmissions to and from Moon, using a pulsed laser beam to send data over the 239,000 miles between the Moon and Earth at a record-breaking download rate of 622 megabits per second (Mbps).

By |October 25, 2013|Space|

High above Saturn

High above Saturn

A very rare portrait looking down on Saturn and its rings, created from images obtained by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 10, 2013.   Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/G. Ugarkovic

By |October 19, 2013|Astronomy|

NASA is shutting down on its 55th anniversary

NASA is shutting down on its 55th anniversary 1

NASA is marking its 55th anniversary today by shutting down its activities. There’s no word yet on when the deadlock in Congress will be resolved.    Image © NASA

Gravity- Behind the Frame

Gravity- Behind the Frame

In this IMAX Behind the Frame, director Alfonso Cuarón and NASA astronauts discuss the intense and raw cinematic experience of Gravity and the preparation that went into delivering a true-to-life space exploration.

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